Lockpick Backup Camera - custom mount
Merry Christmas to me - got a Lockpick BARCAM221 backup camera for X-Mas! Have been doing a bunch of research on the install portion of this and have come up with a few questions for you experts....
One or more users on here noted that the license plate light tends to wash out the picture at night. A relay was added to turn off the license plate light - great idea! But, having looked at the factory install of the license plate light I have to wonder...
* Has anybody simply removed the factory license plate light and installed the Lockpick BARCAM221 to the mounting surface that held the license plate light?
* Has anybody tried using a couple of small white LED's at either end of the Lockpick BARCAM221 to illuminate the license plate?
Seems to me this could be done fairly simply. It could require 2 mounting holes in the factory bumper cover (above the license plate, on the horizontal portion), or create a custom mount that allows the Lockpick BARCAM221 to be mounted to the factory license plate light mounts.
Thoughts / comments?
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